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Czech Immigrant Symposium, Czech Heritage Speeches

Title: Czech Immigrant Symposium, Czech Heritage Speeches

Creator: Czech Immigrant Symposium

Dates: 1992

Quantity: 1 folder

Collection Number: MS 0258

Language: Czech, English

Restrictions: None

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Preferred Citation: Czech Immigrant Symposium, Czech Heritage Speeches (MS 0258). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.


A symposium on the "History of Czech Immigrants in the United States" took place in September 1992 at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL). Scholars from Czechoslovakia and from the U.S. participated and provided copies of their papers or presentations.

Scope and Content:

The collection consists of several speeches and lectures delivered at the symposium.


Joseph Svoboda -- Czech Heritage Collection

Jews -- emmigration

Sokol -- Czechoslovakia

Container List: Series Speechs and papers: Folder 1. Item 1. List of participants Item 2. Speech, by professor Gregory C. Ference, Department of History, Salisbury State University in Maryland, in English. Item 3. Speech, by Dr. Zdenek Solle, in English Item 4. Notes, by Dr. Zdenek Solle, on Czech emigrants seeking political asylum in the U.S., in Czech Item 5. Speech, by Clinton Machann from Texas A& M University, "Evidence of assimilation in Pavel Albieri's Nevesta za padesat dollaru" Item 6. Speech, by Claire E. Nolte, Department of History, Bucknell University, "Our brothers across the ocean: the Czech Sokol in America to 1914" Item 7. Speech, by Nancy W. Wingfield, University of Nevada, "Czechoslovak Jewish immigration to the United States, 1938-1945" Item 8. Speech, by Joseph G. Svoboda, UNL, "Documenting the history of Czech Immigrants in the Czech Heritage Collection of the Archives of the UNL"
Related Material and Resources: Please see other Czech Heritage Collections under the Ethnic American Collections List.

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